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By Michael N. Price mprice@dailylocal.com @MikePriceWrites on Twitter |

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  • Opinion

    New Andrew Wyeth Exhibit at Brandywine River Museum of Art

    Artist Andrew Wyeth created thousands of watercolor and pencil drawings over his seven-decade career. Luckily for us he didn’t throw them away. A new exhibit at the Brandywine River Museum of Art, “Andrew Wyeth: Lines of Thought” is composed of 23 studies that were created outdoors or from memory in the studio as a basis for four paintings, also on display. These four are “Faraway” (1952), “Corner of the Woods (1954), “Roasted...

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  • Opinion

    Great Outdoors: Plenty more things to do in the fall

    We are so lucky to be having such a spectacular fall season. Here are more events that you and your family may be interested in.

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  • Sports

    Performance Golf: Hit up the driver to launch it high and far

    The driver is unlike all the other clubs in your bag — you really don’t want to hit down on the ball at all. In fact, the average Angle of Attack (AoA) on the PGA Tour is 1.2 downward, but Rory McIlroy hits up 2 to 3 degrees and Bubba Watson his up 5 degrees and they KILL it! The AoA is simply a measurement of whether the club head is moving upward or downward through impact.

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  • Sports

    Vintage base ball: Big wins for Brandywine in afternoon doubleheader

    Editor’s note: In the spirit of 19th-century base ball, the story is written with the game’s terminology used in the late 1800s. Immediately following the term, in parenthesis, is the word used in today’s time. Players in the league also refer to themselves in nicknames, which was common during that period of time.

    Candice Monhollan
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  • Obituaries

    Leonard Moseley Sherman of Kennett Square

    Leonard Moseley Sherman, 90, of Kennett Square, died peacefully on Sept. 16, 2014, at his home in the Crosslands Community. He was the husband of Katherine Kennedy Sherman, whom he shared 61 years of marriage.

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  • General news

    Stink bugs making a big comeback locally

    KENNETT SQUARE >> They’re back, and this year their numbers are bigger than ever.

    Fran Maye
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  • Sports

    Football: Gordon, Sun Valley overpowers Kennett

    Aston >> It was the Kijana Gordon and the offensive line show for Sun Valley as they racked up 353 yards — all on the ground — to come out on top in a shootout against Kennett, 38-27 Friday night in a Ches-Mont League American Division contest.

    Candice Monhollan
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  • General news

    Court approves Walker’s withdraw

    Harrisburg >> Commonwealth Court Friday approved Cuyler Walker’s request to withdraw from the 158th state House District race. Now, county Republicans are set to meet Sunday to select his replacement on the ballot, with the current officeholder the most mentioned possibility, according to some political observers.

    By Kristina Scala kscala@dailylocal.com @Scala_Kris on Twitter |

  • General news

    Kennett Square Borough Manager Brant Kucera accepts job in Oregon

    KENNETT SQUARE >> Borough Manager Brant Kucera is leaving Kennett Square for the west coast.

    Fran Maye
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  • General news

    Kennett Homecoming King and Queen!

    P.J. O’Sullivan and Kirsten Sharp were crowned Homecoming King and Queen during homecoming festivities Friday night at Kennett High. The homecoming court: KHS 2014 Homecoming Court: Boys: Justin Hall, Timmy Louie, Nick Meola, P.J. O’Sullivan, Seth Singer; Girls: Aimee Armitage, Kelsie Baxter, Liz Dawyot, Deryn Schuck, Kirsten Sharp.

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